Small Business & Startups

Delivery service brings IKEA to your door

Calvin grad seizes an opportunity to create his own business.

September 19, 2014

Portal emerges to help start-ups

It will connect entrepreneurs with partner organizations that fit their needs.

September 19, 2014

Soda company hops up production

Investors have boosted Proper Soda’s distribution to other states and countries.

September 12, 2014

A big year for credit union commercial lending

Lake Michigan may be up 40 percent and a small Kalamazoo CU is ramping up.

September 12, 2014

Shaking off recession’s effects, SBA borrowing is booming

The number and volume of loans in Michigan are up at least 12 percent over last year.

September 12, 2014

Employers look to second round of STTF grant process for employee training

West Michigan companies used $2.9M from fund last year.

September 12, 2014